Westside Community Services

Drug Rehab Center in San Francisco, California

About This San Francisco, CA Facility

Learn more about Westside Community Services from this summarized breakdown.

Westside Community Services's mission, as a Non-Profit drug treatment center since 1967, has been to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics reach their goal of a healthy, happy, and productive sober life with 3 levels of care and 14+ treatment methods, individualized for each client. Treatment here is not typically covered by most insurances. At Westside Community Services, self-pay is available.

It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction in San Francisco, CA. Luckily there are many rehab options, such as Westside Community Services, to help you heal.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Additional Languages
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation at Westside Community Services

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Fortunately facilities like Westside Community Services in San Francisco, CA are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities in California, like Westside Community Services cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.

    Alcohol Abuse, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered

    Westside Community Services offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Drug Detox

    A detox program helps the person physically withdraw from drugs and helps them track their progress. So, suppose the person isn’t ready for sobriety (or relapses). In that case, the treatment professionals can catch it early and help re-orient them towards recovery.

    In order to focus on the psychological aspects of addiction, one must first address the physical symptoms of withdrawal.

    Withdrawal symptoms can be painful, even fatal, so managing the detox process carefully is critical. Severe withdrawal symptoms are often treated with more advanced pharmaceutical interventions. Nausea and headaches are common side effects of detoxification.

    Outpatient Program

    An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in California with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week. Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

    Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Westside Community Services in California after they attain initial sobriety.

    Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.

    Westside Community Services‘s Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Couples Therapy

    Spousal relationships bear the brunt of alcohol and drug dependence. It becomes critical to submit the relationship to couples therapy to prevent straining it further. Some facilities like Westside Community Services in San Francisco, CA offer couples therapy options to manage intimate partnerships amid the recovery process. Other couples-focused treatment plans can provide the patient and their partner tools to get things back to normal.

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    Results have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at Westside Community Services in San Francisco, California who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery process and maintaining their sobriety.

    When family members are more proactive and involved in the treatment procedure, it encourages the patient to advance his or her progress. Moreover, it shouldn’t be ignored that genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Also, with proper education, family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes necessary for his or her sobriety.

    Group therapy may occur on an inpatient or outpatient basis and involves groups of clients who have no pre-existing relationships outside the group. Group therapy differs from support groups in two primary ways: group therapy is a kind of psychotherapy and is moderated by a professional therapist at Westside Community Services in California.

    It has been said that unhealed trauma is the root of most addictions. Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. Healing past traumas and introducing coping strategies are strong foundations for sustained recovery from addiction. This may involve individual or group counseling or both, in a San Francisco, CA facility. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment. In this program, peers help each other to achieve the goal of abstinence. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous. Due to its huge success, the 12-step program is included as a part of other substance abuse treatments.

    The 12 steps guide at an individual level. It begins with the individuals accepting that they are addicts, and they understand its consequences. It is followed by focusing on the recovery process and making amends for hurting others. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring, which refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    Contingency Management is a type of behavioral therapy rooted and based on the concept of operant conditioning. This type of treatment offered by Westside Community Services in San Francisco, California intends to give positive compensations in response to a patient’s behavior. It can be inferred that this treatment has been effective in curing and lessening a scale of profound issues.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Detox, Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, HIV or AIDS education, Intervention, Matrix Model, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Westside Community Services Location and Directions
    Address Information1301 Pierce St
    San Francisco, California 94115 Phone Number415-563-8200 Meta DetailsUpdated August 10, 2022
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    Westside Community Services Location and Directions
    Location

    1301 Pierce St
    San Francisco, California 94115

    Facility Type

    Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English, Spanish

    San Francisco, California Addiction Information

    More than 3 million of California's citizens are addicted to illegal drugs. Almost 800,000 people use hard drugs, almost 5 million use marijuana, and another 2.1 million abuse alcohol every year. Other substance abuse issues such as binge drinking and teen drug use are also common. Many illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and marijuana are smuggled into the state from Mexico.

    There were 1,93 overdose deaths in San Francisco in 2016. This is a significant increase from the 1,11 overdose deaths reported in 2015. 16% of San Francisco residents aged 12 and older reported using an illicit drug. Drug abuse and addiction cost San Francisco an estimated $5 billion yearly. San Francisco's drug treatment facilities are designed to meet each patient's unique needs, providing the support and resources necessary for a successful recovery.

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